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What is the difference between hemosiderosis and hemochromatosis?

What is the difference between hemosiderosis and hemochromatosis?

Finding vs illness: Hemosiderosis is extra iron in its storage form, from any cause. I may have this in a bruise that is resolving, or around the ankles if I have venous insufficiency. Hemochromatosis is a systemic illness (actually a group of genetic and acquired illnesses) in which there is too much iron in the body. It is always possible to demonstrate hemosiderosis in some tissue in hemochromatosis. ...Read more

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What is the difference between hemosiderosis and hemochromatosis?

What is the difference between hemosiderosis and hemochromatosis?

Hemochrom is Genetic: Primary hemochromatosis is a genetic disorder that causes too much iron in tissues. It can be treated by removing a little blood every week or so. Hemosiderosis is not genetic. Can be caused by alcoholism or having many blood transfusions leading to excess iron in your cells. ...Read more

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What is the difference between uremia and ammonemia?

What is the difference between uremia and ammonemia?

Here are some...: Uremia is referred to high blood urea due to poor excretion from kidneys - called renal failure, and ammonemia is referred to high blood ammonia due to liver not good enough to process it leading to hepatic comma usually related to chronic hepatitis B or C or cirrhosis of liver. More? Ask your doctors timely. ...Read more

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What is the difference between jaundice and porphyrias?

What is the difference between jaundice and porphyrias?

Totally different: Jaundice pertains to liver disease and porphyrias are disorders resulting from abnormalities in hemoglobin synthesis. Where did this question come from? ...Read more

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What is the difference between leukemia and anemia?

What is the difference between leukemia and anemia?

Leukemia: Is cancer of the blood forming elements (many types). Anemia is a low red blood cell count (also many types). ...Read more

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What is the difference between hemoperfusion and hemofiltration?

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What is the difference between hemoperfusion and hemofiltration?

Here are some...: These 2 terms have been used to describe the blood circulation into/through the kidneys. Hemoperfusion denotes blood flow into kidneys through big renal ateries and hemofiltration denotes blood flow further circulating to smaller arterioles into/through glomeruli (microfilters) and onwards where the wanted and unwanted wastes exchanged so to adjust water and electrolyte balance and others. ...Read more

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What is the difference between haemochromatosis & haemosiderosis?

What is the difference between haemochromatosis & haemosiderosis?

Good question: Hemochromatosis is increased total body iron sufficient to make you sick, or the strong genetic potential to get it if you follow a normal lifestyle. Hemosiderosis is increased iron pigment, locally or systemically, with or without symptoms, for any reason whatever. For example, if I have a nail in my tissues for a few years, the surrounding area will be hemosiderotic. ...Read more

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What is the difference between leukemia and agranulocytosis?

What is the difference between leukemia and agranulocytosis?

Agranulocytosis: Agranulocytosis is a condition where there is a marked decrease of granulocytes , a type of white blood cells that are supposed to fight for infection. Agranulocytosis can happen in patient with acute leukemia-but also it can be caused by some other things- i.e. - -drugs ( which is actually probably the most common cause of agranulocytosis) ; infection, other bone marrow problems. ...Read more

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What is the difference between serum and plasma?

What is the difference between serum and plasma?

Clot vs no clot: Serum is the liquid portion of the blood that is obtained after allowing the blood to clot. Plasma is the liquid portion of the blood that is obtained by centrifugation of blood that is not allowed to clot. The difference between the two is that plasma has coagulation factors and other proteins that are not present in serum. ...Read more

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What is the difference between cystic fibrosis and hemophilia?

What is the difference between cystic fibrosis and hemophilia?

Totally different: Cystic fibrosis is characterized by abnormal chloride channel function while hemophilia results from a variety of problems with the clotting mechanism. Both diseases are inherited. ...Read more

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What is the difference between amyloid and prion?

What is the difference between amyloid and prion?

Protien vz dna/rna: Amyloid is a protein found in the brain associated with neurodegenerative conditions. A prion is a dna or RNA infective agent that can cause diseases. ...Read more

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What is the difference between arteriosclerosis and ateroesclerosis?

What is the difference between arteriosclerosis and ateroesclerosis?

Arteriosclerosis: We use the terms interchangeably but they have technical differences . If you read these they will give more details: http://www.Nhlbi.Nih.Gov/health/health-topics/topics/atherosclerosis/ http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/arteriosclerosis. ...Read more

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What is the difference between uremia and azotemia?

What is the difference between uremia and azotemia?

AZOTEMIA is the : Early stage while uremia/ kidney failure is the end stage of kidney disease. In the former, the condition can be caused by dehydration, medication side effect, insufficient water intake, certain medical conditions etc while the latter is caused/ contributed by uncontrolled hypertension, diabetes, liver disease, extreme shock, sepsis/blood infection etc rx-. Hemodialysis and/or kidney transplant. ...Read more

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What is the difference between porphyria and photosensitivity?

What is the difference between porphyria and photosensitivity?

Porphyria: Porphyria is a genetic metabolic disease of hemoglobin synthesis which can cause photosensitivity, easy sun burning. Not all photosensitivity is from porphyria, drugs commonly lead to it as well. ...Read more

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What's the difference between hemosiderosis and hemochromotosis?

What's the difference between hemosiderosis and hemochromotosis?

They may or may not: Be the same thing. Hemochroamtosis is a disease associated with abnormal gut uptake of dietary iron. Over years this leads to total body iron overload. Iron overload from other causes is imprecisely called hemochromatosis, when actually hemosiderosis is the better term. For example, excess iron burden from multiple blood transfusions should be called transfusional hemosiserosis. ...Read more

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What is the difference between arteriosclerosis and calcification?

What is the difference between arteriosclerosis and calcification?

Question: read this: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/arteriosclerosis-atherosclerosis/basics/definition/con-20026972 calcification is a generic term for the deposition of calcium in body tissues. ...Read more

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What is the difference between haemochromatosis & haemosiderosis?

Good question: Hemochromatosis is increased total body iron sufficient to make you sick, or the strong genetic potential to get it if you follow a normal lifestyle. Hemosiderosis is increased iron pigment, locally or systemically, with or without symptoms, for any reason whatever. For example, if I have a nail in my tissues for a few years, the surrounding area will be hemosiderotic. ...Read more